Star Wars joins the world of Disney Infinity 3.0
Disney Interactive has announced that the Star Wars universe will join Disney, Disney-Pixar, and Marvel in Disney Infinity 3.0, the latest installment in Disney’s hybrid toy / video game. Disney Infinity 3.0 includes 4 Play Sets, new Toy Box Expansion Games, and more fan-favorite characters from across the Walt Disney Company.
“Disney Infinity is the only game where fans can play with Disney, Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars characters together in one experience,” said James Pitaro, President, Disney Interactive.
The Disney Infinity 3.0 Starter Pack will be available from September 1, 2015 with an SRP of 2,999. Disney Infinity 3.0 improvements include:
- 3 Start Wars Play Sets, one set in the timeline of Episodes I-III, the second during the original trilogy, Episodes IV-VI; and the third based on Star Wars: The Force Awaken.
- Additional Play Sets offering distinct gameplay and environments, including a Disney-Pixar Play Set based on the upcoming film Inside Out, and a Marvel Play Set featuring Hulkbuster Iron Man, Ultron, and other Marvel characters.
- A fully enhanced Toy Box with two new multiplayer Toy Box Expansion Games, Toy Box Speedway (kart racing), and Toy Box Takeover (action-adventure).
- More figures of fan-favorite characters from across The Walt Disney Company, like Mickey and Minnie, Sam Flynn and Quorra from Tron: Legacy, and Olaf, among many others.
The Star Wars Play Sets
Each of the Star Wars Play Sets offers distinct experiences, with varied gameplay, environments, and characters. The Star Wars: Twilight of the Republic Play Set takes place at the height of the Jedi’s powers, where players will use the Force and Lightsabers in epic battles and master their combat skills alongside Ahsoka Tano, Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Yoda, and Darth Maul.
Jason Moffitt (Producer, Disney Infinity). That gray toy figure he’s holding is Ultron.
The Star Wars: Rise Against the Empire Play Set will take players on galaxy-spanning missions with Luke Skywalker, Princess Leah Organa, Han Solo, Chewbacca, and Darth Vader, piloting X-wing fighters or the Millennium Falcon to fight stormtroopers, or exploring and partaking in land-based missions on planets like Tatooine, Hoth, Endor. Additionally, fans will have the unique opportunity to play with all of the Start Wars characters in all of the Star Wars Play Sets.
“With the addition of Star Wars, Inside Out, and new Disney and Marvel characters, Disney Infinity 3.0 will be the most ambitious and diverse offering yet and also the most accessible,” said John Blackburn, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Disney Infinity.
3-D Toy Box Hub for a Wider Choice of Gameplay Experience
Disney Infinity 3.0 will also introduce the all new 3-D Toy Box Hub, will will make it easier for players to choose from a wider selection of gameplay – including platform, racing, and farming simulation games. Two new multiplayer Toy Box Expansion Games will bring action-adventure gameplay in Toy Box Takeover and kart racing in Toy Box Speedway, where kids and families can play with popular Disney, Disney-Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars characters together in a structured settings.
Disney Infinity 3.0 is being developed by Avalanche Software in partnership with Ninja Theory, Sumo Digital, Studio Gobo, and United Front Games, and will be available for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U, PC, iOS, Android.
Playful to Infinity. Jason Moffitt (Producer, Disney Infinity) uses the Force on Je Alipio (Director, Disney Interactive).
Starter Pack Price, Contents, Release Date
The Disney Infinity 3.0 Starter Pack (SRP P2999, release date: September 1, 2015) will include the Disney Infinity 3.0 Base and video game software, the Star Wars: Twilight of the Republic Play Set, Ahsoka Tano and Anakin Skywalker character figures, and a web code that unlocks content for PC and mobile devices. Other Disney Infinity 3.0 Play Sets, figures, and Toy Box Expansion Games will be sold separately.
Power Disc Compatibility
All figures and Power Discs from the 1.0 and 2.0 editions of Disney Infinity will be compatible with Disney Infinity 3.0 in the enhanced Toy Box and, for the first time, Power Discs will be sold in labeled franchise-specific packs of four. Additional Disney, Disney-Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars figures and Play Sets will be announced in the coming months.
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